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The need for translational research on drug-drug interactions.
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PMID:  22513312     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Drug-drug interactions (DDIs) are an important clinical and public health concern. Although DDI screening now occurs during drug development, it is difficult to predict clinical importance based on in vitro experiments. Furthermore, older drugs that were not screened may have interactions that have not yet been identified. In this Commentary, we review the importance of DDIs and argue that a translational research approach is needed to produce clinically actionable information as well as generalizable biological knowledge.
Authors:
S Hennessy; D A Flockhart
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1532-6535     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Pharmacol. Ther.     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372741     Medline TA:  Clin Pharmacol Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  771-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Pharmacology, and Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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